Business leaders form new alliance to lure business to St. Louis region

Business leaders from the St. Louis Regional Chamber, Civic Progress and the Regional Business Council today jointly announced the launch of what they call a  world-class private sector economic development effort aimed at attracting and retaining businesses, jobs and top talent for the St. Louis region. They started the effort by naming a well-known economic…

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Pregnancy Care Center moves to new location in downtown Belleville

The Pregnancy Care Center has moved into newly refurbished space on South Third Street as HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital continues renovation projects in buildings at its Belleville Health Center. The Pregnancy Care Center is one of several health-care services and clinics that continue to provide care in the downtown area. The new address is 180…

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Illinois State Police rescue stranded bus passengers along I-55

Illinois State Police responded to a stranded charter bus Wednesday morning in subzero temperatures, with troopers hustling passengers to nearby shelter. On Wednesday, around 6:45 a.m., ISP District 9 responded to a call reporting a stranded charter bus northbound on I-55 at milepost 79 (southern Sangamond County). Twenty-one passengers, including two children, were traveling northbound…

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IMPACT Strategies promotes Schwartz to assistant project manager

Fairview Heights-based IMPACT Strategies recently promoted Travis Schwartz from project engineer to assistant project manager. In this new position Schwartz will take on an expanded leadership role in managing construction projects. Schwartz is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a degree in construction management and has been with IMPACT Strategies since the summer…

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East St. Louis native named to head United Way of Greater St. Louis

Rich McClure, chair of the board of directors for United Way of Greater St. Louis, announced Wednesday that Michelle Tucker has been selected as the organization’s next president and CEO, effective April 2. Tucker is originally from East St. Louis.She now lives in Fairview Heights. The appointment was made through a unanimous decision by the…

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Towneplace Suites by Marriott opens in Edwardsville

A new 91-suite hotel has opened its doors in Edwardsville The TownePlace Suites by Marriott St. Louis Edwardsville officially opened its doors today, Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 6161 Center Grove Road. TownePlace Suites markets itself for travelers looking for a simple and friendly place to stay and keep a routine. The new hotel operates as…

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Lane joins Commercial Practice Group at Goldenberg, Heller & Antognoli, P.C.

Kyle Lane has joined the Commercial Practice Group as an associate at the law firm of Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C., a personal injury and business and commercial litigation firm serving the St. Louis-Southern Illinois region. “We’re pleased to welcome Kyle to the firm where his litigation experience in real estate, insurance and commercial law…

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St. Louis Lambert airport sees best passenger year since 2003

St. Louis Lambert International Airport says it marked its best year in passenger activity since 2003, serving 15,632,586 total passengers for 2018. STL served 865,000 more passengers this past year for a 5.9 percent increase compared to 2017. Lambert has recorded 40 straight months of passenger growth through December 2018. Total available seats into the…

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